Interpreting the Audiogram Meaningfully
The audiogram is a chart depicting how well a person detects sound. Skillful interpretation can provide useful information about how well a student may be able to access speech in typical school settings and to share this information with others.
Using Great Instructional Materials for Great Outcomes
The “Itinerant Trunk Show”! Having readily available materials is necessary to meet student needs. This presentation will share many “tried and true” ideas for highly useful materials to use with students with hearing loss.
Five Keys to Learning - Specific Instructional Strategies to Improve Student Outcomes
Student success is profoundly influenced by the quality of interaction with adults. Systematic scientific study has indicated five specific instructional strategies that when used, positively impact learning. These 5 strategies will be described.
Developing Written Language for DHH Students with Low English Language Skills
Presents critical instruction at-risk DHH students need to become independent writers. Students learn to construct meaning independently in specific reading tasks. This information is essential for students who do not have access to phonetic English.
Developing Reading Comprehension for DHH Students with Low English Language Skills
Discusses effective, beginning vocabulary and reading instruction. Students learn to construct meaning independently during specific reading tasks. This information is essential for students who do not have access to phonetic information in English.
Conversation Paves the Way to Language Learning and School Success
Conversation is a critical skill to expose students to vocabulary and encourage language growth. This session describes the Kendall Conversational Proficiency Level Scale to guide in targeting conversational skills to support academic success.